Top 10 Best Michigan Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 363 charter public schools serving 146,432 students in Michigan.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Michigan are Achieve Charter Academy, Plymouth Scholars Charter Academy and South Arbor Charter Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Michigan charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Michigan Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Achieve Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3250 Denton Rd
    Canton, MI 48188
    (734) 397-0960

    Grades: K-8 | 776 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Plymouth Scholars Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    48484 N Territorial Road
    Plymouth, MI 48170
    (734) 459-6149

    Grades: K-8 | 780 students
  • Rank: #33.
    South Arbor Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8200 Carpenter Rd
    Ypsilanti, MI 48197
    (734) 528-2821

    Grades: K-8 | 799 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Canton Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    49100 Ford Rd
    Canton, MI 48187
    (734) 453-9517

    Grades: K-8 | 748 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Cross Creek Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7701 Kalamazoo Ave Se
    Byron Center, MI 49315
    (616) 656-4000

    Grades: K-8 | 784 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Chandler Woods Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6895 Samrick Ave Ne
    Belmont, MI 49306
    (616) 866-6000

    Grades: PK-8 | 739 students
  • Rank: #77.
    South Canton Scholars Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3085 South Canton Center Road
    Canton, MI 48188
    (734) 398-5658

    Grades: K-8 | 771 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Eagle Crest Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11950 Riley St
    Holland, MI 49424
    (616) 786-2400

    Grades: K-8 | 729 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Honey Creek Community School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1735 South Wagner Rd
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
    (734) 994-2636

    Grades: K-8 | 249 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Excel Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4201 Breton Rd Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616) 281-9339

    Grades: K-8 | 773 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Noor International Academy Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    37412 Dequindre Rd
    Sterling Heights, MI 48310
    (586) 365-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 202 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Walker Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1801 3 Mile Rd Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49544
    (616) 785-2700

    Grades: K-8 | 744 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Livingston Classical Cyber Academy Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8877 Main Street
    Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
    (810) 750-3007

    Grades: K-12 | 148 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Holly Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    820 Academy Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 634-5554

    Grades: K-8 | 677 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Vanguard Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1620 52nd St Sw
    Wyoming, MI 49519
    (616) 538-3630

    Grades: K-8 | 775 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Merritt Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    59900 Havenridge Rd
    New Haven, MI 48048
    (586) 749-6000

    Grades: PK-12 | 519 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Keystone Academy Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    47925 Bemis Rd
    Belleville, MI 48111
    (734) 697-9470

    Grades: K-8 | 798 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Chatfield School Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    231 Lake Dr
    Lapeer, MI 48446
    (810) 667-8970

    Grades: PK-8 | 483 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Tipton Academy Pk3 Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1615 Belton St
    Garden City, MI 48135
    (734) 261-0500

    Grades: PK-3 | 290 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Kingsbury Country Day School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5000 Hosner Rd
    Oxford, MI 48370
    (248) 628-2571

    Grades: PK-8 | 257 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Black River Public School Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    513 Columbia Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616) 355-0055

    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Oakland Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6325 Oakland Dr
    Portage, MI 49024
    (269) 324-8951

    Grades: K-8 | 160 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    West Mi Academy Of Arts And Academics Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    17350 Hazel St
    Spring Lake, MI 49456
    (616) 844-9961

    Grades: PK-8 | 451 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    409 Lafayette Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 459-0330

    Grades: K-5 | 262 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Muskegon Montessori Academy For Environmental Change Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2950 Mccracken
    Battle Creek, MI 49037
    (231) 215-6548

    Grades: PK-8 | 141 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Alternative Educational Academy Of Iosco County Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1230 East Us 23
    East Tawas, MI 48730
    (989) 362-2575

    Grades: 6-12 | 157 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Blended Learning Academies Credit Recovery High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1754 E Clark Rd
    Lansing, MI 48906
    (517) 214-1880

    Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Casman Alternative Academy Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    225 9th St
    Manistee, MI 49660
    (231) 723-4981

    Grades: 7-12 | 63 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Covenant House Academy Detroit Central Site Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2959 Martin Luther King Jr Blv
    Detroit, MI 48208
    (313) 558-9022

    Grades: 9-12 | 161 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Covenant House Academy Detroit East Site Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7600 Goethe St
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 558-9271

    Grades: 9-12 | 180 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Frontier International Academy Elementary School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    28111 Imperial Drive
    Warren, MI 48093
    (586) 354-2044

    Grades: K-5 | 45 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Lighthouse Academy Street Johns Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2355 Knapp St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (630) 873-0513

    Grades: K-12 | 15 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Lighthouse Academy Waalkes Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1501 Cedar St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 617-9321

    Grades: K-12 | 65 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Outlook Academy Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2879 116th Ave
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 561-7241

    Grades: 6-12 | 35 students
  • Rank: #26-3526.- 35.
    Presque Isle Academy Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    20830 Cedar Street
    Onaway, MI 49765
    (989) 733-6708

    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students
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